The University of Colorado Denver is a highly respected comprehensive R1 research university with over 150 degree programs to choose from. CU Denver’s undergraduate programs are strong and unique, matching the job market and demand in your home country.
Please review if you need to apply as a First-Time OR Transfer applicant below
In unusual cases, International Admissions may elect to use either the first-year or transfer admission criteria in order to base our admission decision on the best available set of evidence regarding your likelihood for academic success at CU Denver.
View detailed information about the Colorado Department of Higher Education and CU Denver first-year and transfer admission standards for undergraduate applicants.
Students who are applying to university for the first time after completing their secondary education (comparable to US high school completion) or a relevant high school equivalency exam will apply as a first-year student.